Some 282,000 model year 2013 minivans in the United States, Canada, Mexico and outside North America are to be recalled because a side air bag software component was not programmed properly, which could affect proper deployment, Chrysler said. The rear axle pinion nut may loosen due to an undersized pinion spline that can allow relative motion between the nut and companion flange. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Chrysler's recall campaign number is N49. However, if there is a problem it is most likely a damaged rotor, loose or binding calipers or a larger brake system failure. Lubricating these parts could help them last longer. The recall is expected to begin in May 2014.
The company announced three recalls on Friday. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. Chrysler's number for this recall is R47. A replacement air bag may have been installed, as one example, if a vehicle had been in a crash necessitating the replacement of the passenger side frontal air bag. Chrysler is recalling 532 2013 Ram 1500 pickup trucks because of a defective windshield defrosting system. Owners may be eligible for a buyback.
The automaker said it was unaware of any associated accidents or injuries with any of the problems, and will update the software free of charge. Chrysler's number for this recall is P40 Expanded. The parking brake cable equalizer was set incorrectly and may not hold the vehicle on a 20% grade. Of these, 224,250 are in the United States and 49,30 in Canada. Component Breakdown Rack and Pinion The truth is the Ram is known for internal leakage.
The need for brake replacement will depend on a number of factors, including, but not limited to, when and for how long your brakes experience the condition. The recall is expected to begin during June 2009. The recall began for Chrylser on June 8, 2015. Should I have them replaced? The recall is expected to begin September 19, 2015. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403.
In some of the vehicles, the clip retention tab on the brake pedal pin was improperly formed, or not installed, during the manufacturing process, Chrysler said. This abrasion may result in an electrical short that could cause driver's frontal air bag to unexpectedly deploy. If your truck refuses to go into first gear from a stop, or at any other time, the likely culprit is bad transmission fluid, and you'll need to get a transmission flush. Chrysler said the recall will cover 649,900 vehicles in the U. How do I improve the circulation of heat inside my Dodge Ram? The Dodge Ram 1500 offers.
If your brakes pull to one side for a few stops and then ease up after you've driven your truck for a few miles, the pulling you are experiencing may be normal; this is also if the condition returns. Customers may contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 tty: 1-800-424-9153 ; or go to. Additionally, five of the seven most dangerous vehicles were low scorers in the J. The trucks are being recalled because tie-rod ends in the steering system may have been installed improperly, which Chrysler says stemmed from technicians misinterpreting instructions. . Chrysler's number for this recall is S43. Those tie-rods could be out of alignment, which Chrysler says can lead to steering failures.
Hazard: In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking and potentially seriously injuring the driver or other occupants. The recall for Mitsubishi started on June 24, 2015. If you have any kind of. Ram sales are up 24 percent in the first half of the year to 138,581. The Cummins Turbo Diesel, by contrast, unleashes its monster 610 pound-feet of max torque at just 1600 rpm and its 325 peak horsepower at 2900 rpm.
The software programmed into the heating ventilation and air conditioning module may cause the windshield defrosting and defogging functions to become inoperative. Safety features such as front air bags may also be disabled. Damage to the tire or reduced braking increases the risk of a vehicle crash. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said on its website that steering fluid hoses can separate at the crimped end and leak fluid on the engine, potentially causing a fire. Remedy: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will install a pinion nut retainer, free of charge. Chrysler's recall campaign number is N08. Ram 4500 Chrysler is recalling approximately 540,000 vehicles, including the 2008-2012 Dodge Ram 4500, due to defective suspension.
The Jeep Wrangler, too, ranked poor for side impact from 2007 to 2012 and ranked marginal, the second-lowest rating, from 1997 to 2006. This is great for launching with heavy loads and for off-road creeping, but on-road, if you start in first gear, you'll need to shift to second almost immediately and to third before reaching 20 miles per hour. This could lead to loss of brake fluid and reduced braking performance increasing the risk of a crash. In the affected vehicles, the transmission output shaft may fracture. This recall supersedes Chrysler tie rod recall 11V350. The automaker also has taken steps to beef up its ability to quickly react when it identifies a safety issue. The manufacturer has not yet provided an owner notification schedule.